# Mathematician:Hassler Whitney

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## Mathematician

American mathematician who worked mainly in topology.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 23 March 1907, New York, USA
- Died: 10 May 1989, Mount Dents Blanches, Switzerland

## Theorems and Definitions

- Whitney Immersion Theorem
- Weak Whitney Immersion Theorem
- Whitney Embedding Theorem
- Loomis-Whitney Inequality (with Lynn Harold Loomis)
- McShane-Whitney Extension Theorem (with Edward James McShane)
- Stiefel-Whitney Class (with Eduard L. Stiefel)
- Whitney's Conditions A and B
- Whitney Graph Isomorphism Theorem
- Whitney Trick
- Whitney Umbrella

Results named for **Hassler Whitney** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Hassler Whitney** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1948:
*On Ideals of Differentiable Functions*